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2 Cups of Cow’s Milk Ideal for Kids

By: Christina Thomas | 0 Comments | | Category: Health Benefits, Health News, Kids News, Milk News, Nutrtional News | Tags : , , , ,

Most parents when it comes to giving milk to their children tend to think, the more, the merrier. In contradiction to popular belief scientists now say that two cups of cow’s milk a day is the proper amount needed to maintain adequate vitamin D and iron levels. [Read: Surprising Health Benefits... more

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Fast-food ‘link’ to child asthma and eczema

By: Christina Thomas | 0 Comments | | Category: Food news, Health News, Kids News, Unhealthy Food | Tags : , , ,

“Fast food and takeaways linked to surge in child asthma and allergies,” reports The Guardian. Along with many other papers, it reports on a study attempting to shed light on one of the enduring medical mysteries of recent times – what explains the sharp rise in allergic conditions that has occurred... more

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Treat children’s asthma naturally with fruits, vegetables, fish oil and probiotics

By: Christina Thomas | 0 Comments | | Category: Asthma News, Health Benefits Of Fruits, Health Benefits of Vegetables, Health News, Healthy Eating, Healthy Food, Kids News, Nutrtional News | Tags : , , , , , ,

New evidence suggests that a diet rich in fruits, vegetables, probiotics and fish oil may relieve asthma in children, according to a recent study. “A school-based, double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized trial involving 192 asthmatic children aged 10-12 found that a supplement combining fruits, vegetables, fish oil and probiotics reduced medication use... more

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Dip, Dip, Hooray — Kids Eat More Veggies With Flavored Dips

By: IreneTreesa | 0 Comments | | Category: Food news, Healthy Eating, Kids News | Tags : , , , ,

Many parents have a difficult time persuading their preschool-aged children to try vegetables, let alone eat them regularly. Food and nutrition researchers have found that by offering a dip flavored with spices, children were more likely to try vegetables — including those they had previously rejected. Read more: sciencedaily.com- Dip,... more

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Junk food still stars in TV ads seen by kids

By: IreneTreesa | 0 Comments | | Category: Food news, Junk Food, Kids News, Unhealthy Eating | Tags : , , ,

Children are seeing fewer sugary, fatty foods advertised on TV, but unhealthy fare still makes up the bulk of food commercials they see, a new study suggests. What’s more, researchers found, children were actually seeing more fast-food commercials in 2009 compared with six years earlier. Read more: foodhealthnews.com – Junk... more

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Getting Kids to Eat Their Veggies: A New Approach to an Age-Old Problem

By: IreneTreesa | 0 Comments | | Category: Healthy Eating, Healthy Food, Kids News | Tags : , ,

Every parent has a different strategy for trying to get his or her kid to eat more vegetables, from growing vegetables together as a family to banning treats until the dinner plate is clean. New research suggests that teaching young children an overarching, conceptual framework for nutrition may do the... more

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Kids and Healthy Food Choices

By: Christina Thomas | 0 Comments | | Category: Food news, Health News, Healthy Food, Kids News | Tags : , , ,

Every meal should be a happy meal! From early on, kids begin to develop preferences for certain foods and dislikes for others. It is important for parents to understand that their children have different nutritional needs at each age based on their growth and development. The nutritional benefits infants and... more

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Skipping breakfast hurts your child’s IQ

By: Christina Thomas | 0 Comments | | Category: Breakfast News, Food news, Health News, Kids News | Tags : , , ,

Children who regularly skip breakfast have lower verbal, performance and full-scale IQs than other children, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing. “Childhood is a critical period in which dietary and lifestyle patterns are initiated, and these habits can have important immediate and... more

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